Receptor for ecdysone. May be an important modulator of insect metamorphosis. Plays an important part in embryonic and post-embryonic development. Binds to ecdysone response elements (ECRES) such as in the promoter region of s15 chorion gene.
Belongs to the nuclear hormone receptor family. NR2 subfamily. Contains 1 nuclear receptor DNA-binding domain.
Composed of three domains: a modulating N-terminal domain, a DNA-binding domain and a C-terminal ligand-binding domain.